Follow our live blog as East Devon reacts to the Coronavirus pandemic and looks to offer support to those who have gone into self-isolation
A temporary Nightingale hospital is to be opened at Exeter’s Westpoint to provide extra beds for patients with coronavirus symptoms, if needed.
The fire service is urging communities to reduce demands on public services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Honiton’s food bank has suspended its usual opening hours in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Residents and businesses are urged to be aware of fraudsters and scammers exploiting the coronavirus outbreak.
A Devon charity is urgently appealing for funding after losing a predicted £1 million in the next three months due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
‘Rapid decisions’ will have to be made on how to protect Devon’s most vulnerable residents at the height of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the chief executive of the county council.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Devon now stands at 21.
Devon’s schools are being urged to follow Public Health England advice over how they respond to the coronavirus outbreak but there is no reason for them to close at present.
To date, no cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in East Devon, but 13 have been identified across the county.
The district council worker who was at the centre of a Coronavirus scare over the weekend is no longer displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
A temporary Coronavirus testing centre has been set up at Ottery St Mary Community Hospital.
Coronavirus test results are awaited on an East Devon District Council employee but its offices will reopen tomorrow (Monday, March 9).
A possible case of coronavirus at East Devon District Council has forced the closure of the authority’s headquarters.
Online fraudsters using Coronavirus to con unsuspecting victims have cost internet shoppers more than £800,000, Devon and Cornwall Police has warned.
The county FA has encouraged leagues to decide whether they want players and officials shaking hands before a game.
So far, no cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in East Devon, but two have been found in South Devon.
Health chiefs at Devon County Council say they are continuing to prepare for the impact of any potential cases of Coronavirus in Devon.
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